Nandakumar is an actor and a producer by profession in the Indian film industry. He is also a poster distributor who works mainly in the Tamil film industry. He was born on 26 August 1967 in Tamil Nadu, India. He is the owner of the biggest film poster distribution service of Chennai which is his family business started in the 1950s. He also worked in the pre-production of the film “
Idhu Namma Aalu” in 2013 directed by the director Pandiraj that released on 27 May 2016. While he was going to visit the Studio Green’s office for a discussion regarding the distribution of posters of a film, a director named Pa. Ranjith spotted him and requested him to work as an actor for his film named “
Madras” of 2014.
Firstly he was somewhat reluctant about it, but later he accepted his offer and played the role of a character named Kannan in it. The film became a big hit of the box office because of which he later started getting many offers. He also won the SIIMA Award in the category of Best Actor in a Negative Role for this film. After that, he worked in the film named “
Vil Ambu” of the year 2016 as a producer and an actor. The director of this film was
Ramesh Subramaniam. In 2014, he also worked in the film Kathakali and played the role of Ex-MLA in it. He worked in many other movies such as Kabali,
Maaveeran Kittu, Bongu, Sathriyan, Nibunan, Balloon,
Sketch, and Koottali. In Kabali, he enacted a character named Anbu.
This film gave him an opportunity to work with the South superstar Rajinikanth and other stars like
Radhika Apte, and
Sai Dhanshika. In the movie “Maaveeran Kittu,” he played a character named Nellai Varathan. In Bongu, he was seen in the role of a person referred as “
Bhai” and in Sathriyan, he played the role of a minister. In the film named “Sketch,” he enacted a character named “Nanda.” His work is also there in the Tamil film titled “
Rukkumani Vandi Varudhu” whose release date is in the year 2019 and he is a part of its cast. Its director is Rajamohan, and the producer is Deepa Iyer. With every film he did as an actor or a producer, his reputation and value in the film industry increased. He has set a benchmark in the industry and his career has been very successful.